What’s on Tap for Saturday, May 17
The Mets look to snap another three-game losing stream on Saturday at 4:05 p.m. at Nationals Park. The game will air live on WPIX and WOR 710 AM radio.
Bartolo Colon (2-5, 5.84 ERA) faces Nationals LHP Gio Gonzalez (3-3, 3.97) in the second game of the three-game series.
In Case You Missed It
The Nationals beat the Mets, 5-2, in Washington DC late Friday night >> Read a full recap and boxscore at SNY.TV.
Terry Collins said prior to Friday’s game that Juan Lagares will start on Saturday. Collins said he has not been playing Lagares because he is more concerned with the team’s offense than defense the last week.
Gonzalez Germen tossed a scoreless inning during a rehab appearance with Single-A St. Lucie. He is eligible to come off the DL on Wednesday.
Matt Harvey said he expects to head to Port St. Lucie and begin throwing off a mound at some time in June.